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The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)

Now your whole family can relive Disney's 'The Jungle Book', from Mowgli's point of view.

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Nick Marck

Writers:

Rudyard Kipling (book), Jose Rivera (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brandon Baker ... Mowgli
Sherman Howard ... Shere Khan (voice)
Clancy Brown ... Akela (voice)
Peri Gilpin ... Raksha (voice)
Wallace Shawn ... Tarzan Chimp (voice)
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Tabaqui (voice)
Eartha Kitt ... Bagheera (voice)
Kathy Najimy ... Chil (voice)
Brian Doyle-Murray ... Baloo (voice)
Marty Ingels ... Hathi (voice)
Fred Savage ... Narrator (voice)
Richard Kind ... Chimp 1 (voice)
Catherine Lloyd Burns ... Chimp 2 (voice)
Ken Hudson Campbell ... Wolf 1 (voice) (as Ken Campbell)
Scott Menville ... Wolf 2 (voice)
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Now your whole family can relive Disney's 'The Jungle Book', from Mowgli's point of view.

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Genres:

Adventure | Family

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story See more »

Filming Locations:

New Delhi, Delhi, India See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Pictures See more »
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Color:

Color
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Trivia

Bagheera is the first character to be portrayed as a female. The next character who became a female would be Kaa (Scarlett Johansson) in The Jungle Book (2016). See more »

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Connections

Version of The Adventures of Mowgli (1973) See more »

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a career killer for sure
1 July 2006 | by newboxcrayonsSee all my reviews

First of all, what I found interesting-the only thing I found interesting-in this film (and my 5 year old fell asleep ten minutes in) was the weird set design in this movie. Basically, the film was shot in the Malibu foothills with a bunch of supermarket plants thrown around an obvious fake lagoon to simulate some kind of jungle environment, which looked more like something you'd see in a dentist's office or indoor mall. The scenes of Mowgli running among the oak trees with animals thrown together from all corners of the world (I kept waiting for a cute penguin to show up)was just so strange I found it entertaining.

I wonder who decided that this was even release-able-and it's obvious to me that everyone associated with the film must have decamped to drug rehab immediately afterwards. A career ender if I've ever seen one.


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